Rainbow Mobiles

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You’ll surely attract some leprechauns into your house this St. Patrick’s Day with these beautiful rainbow mobiles! If you like this craft, you’ll also enjoy our paper plate boats.

What You’ll Need:
*Paper Plate (1 plate will make 2 rainbows)
*Scissors
*Glue
*Party streamers: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue
*Cotton balls
*Hole Punch
*Yarn

Preparation:
*Cut each paper plate in half. Cut the streamers so they are about 18 inches long. (You’ll want one of each color for each rainbow.)

Activity:
*Glue one end of each of the colored streamers to the straight edge of your plate – one of each color.
*Glue cotton balls onto the plate to make the cloud.
*Punch 2 holes in the top and tie yarn so you can hang your mobile.
*If you really want to catch a leprechaun this year, hang them in your window! And don’t forget to put a “pot of gold” at the end of your rainbow!
*Send us a picture of your kids and their rainbow mobiles we may post it to our site! info@mycalendarmaker.com.

Suggested Resources:
*Rainbow Crayons – another great “rainbow” craft from My Activity Maker.
*Click here for the science behind how rainbows are formed, plus an easy way to create your own rainbows at home.

This activity can be found in the Holidays and Arts & Crafts sections of our site.